MIZORAM: MPL debutants Electric Veng FC continued their streak of upsets as they beat two time champions Chanmari FC tonight in a 3-1 victory.
The newcomers made their opponents pay for their profligacy in front of goal in the first half when they took the lead through Isaak Vanlalpeka’s freekick on the 45th minute.
Chanmari FC who enjoyed a better first period had missed chances to score through Laldampuia and Vanlalbiaa while Lalnunzama could not capitalise when he was put through.
Rochhingpuia almost equalised in the second half but he could not test EFC’s goalkeeper Nunga Hnamte. Then things got worse for Chanmari FC when Rosanga was sent off on the 68th minute reducing them to 10 men.
EFC struck four minutes later when Isaak grabbed his second off a delivery from Vanlalremkima.
Lalnunzama maintained his hotstreak for Chanmari FC when he pulled one back on the 86th minute but David Lalchhuanawma made sure of all thre points when he scored EFC’s third deep into stoppage time.